Juvenile on a bicycle injured in hit and run crash

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. -- A juvenile riding a bicycle was struck by a vehicle Thursday evening. The vehicle then fled the scene, according to the La Porte County Sheriff's Office.

At 9:15 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 600 block of CR 400 west for a crash involving a bicyclist.

When deputies arrived, they found a juvenile lying in the roadway. The vehicle had left the scene.

The juvenile was airlifted to an area hospital for treatment.

The investigation revealed the bicyclist was traveling northbound on CR400 W and was struck from behind by a vehicle also traveling northbound.

Deputies said they located the vehicle at a home on CR 500 and impounded it.

If you have any information in this case, please call 219-326-7700 ext. 2405 or email Detective Sergeant Adam Hannon.

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